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5th New York Light Artillery, Battery
Army USA
Corps RES
Division n/a
Brigade 2
Commander Capt. Elijah D. Taft
Location Baltimore Pike, at Evergreen Cemetery Gatehouse
Six 20 Pounder Parrots
Captain Elijah D. Taft

July 2. Arrived and halted in park about 10.30 A. M. Moved to the cemetery at 3.30 P. M. and engaged from 4 P. M. until dark. Four guns south of and facing Baltimore Pike firing on a Confederate battery on Benner's Hill. Two guns firing westwardly.

July 3. Engaged at intervals in same position until 4 P. M. One gun on Baltimore Pike having burst the other three relieved the section firing westwardly Remained in this position until the close of the battle.

Casualties Killed 1 Man Wounded 2 Men

Ammunition Expended 1114 Rounds

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